Archive for October, 2009

Cruise Guide: Caribbean voyages in vogue

Friday, October 30th, 2009
Cruise Guide: Caribbean voyages in vogue

By Michael Coleman The cruise industry is just a few weeks away from ushering in the 2010 Caribbean season. If picture-perfect tropical islands, sun-drenched beaches and boundless shopping opportunities float your boat, a Caribbean cruise on one of the following mass-market lines may be for you. Carnival – The largest Carnival ship ever constructed,... »

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Over-the-edge water coaster, virtual portholes and more announced for Disney Dream

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Over-the-edge water coaster, virtual portholes and more announced for Disney Dream

When the Disney Dream launches in early 2011, she’ll feature a number of firsts at sea: - A water coaster that sends guests racing above the upper decks of the ship. - An animated turtle that engages children in conversation about life in the ocean. - A lounge where the sun sets over the... »

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Royal Caribbean takes delivery of Oasis of the Seas

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
Royal Caribbean takes delivery of Oasis of the Seas

After nearly six years in the making, Royal Caribbean International took delivery today of its newest and most revolutionary cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, from STX Europe in Turku, Finland. Kicking off a 12-day countdown until her U.S. debut into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, Oasis of the... »

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Cruise Guide: Cunard’s QM2 to host filmmakers

Friday, October 23rd, 2009
Cruise Guide: Cunard’s QM2 to host filmmakers

By Michael Coleman Acclaimed filmmakers Griffin Dunne and Gary Winick will be featured speakers on Queen Mary 2’s Transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New York, Nov. 11. The duo will participate in Cunard Insights, the line’s award-wining onboard enrichment program, and will screen one of each of their films: Dunne will discuss “Practical Magic,” starring... »

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Port Postcard: An Italian wedding

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
Port Postcard: An Italian wedding

A bride and her wedding party wind through the streets of Sorrento, Italy on Saturday Oct. 10, 2009. »

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